Current rankings @ Welterweight
Neil Magny vs Khamzat Chimaev preview
When is Magny vs Chimaev?
Neil Magny could potentially square off against Khamzat Chimaev, in Summer 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Magny vs Chimaev stats
Neil Magny would step into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Khamzat Chimaev would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Chimaev would have a large advantage in power over Magny, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Magny's 26%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chimaev would have a large advantage over Magny, boosting at 42% submission rate over Magny's 15%.
Neil Magny is the older man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Magny has a height advantage of 1 inch over Chimaev. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Magny is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 25 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 years and 9 months earlier than Chimaev, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 80 more professional rounds, 97 to Chimaev's 17.
Magny vs Chimaev form
Neil Magny has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had defeated Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Max Griffin at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.
He had won against Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Kevin Holland at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jingliang Li at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.
Before that, he had won against Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had defeated Rhys McKee at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In terms of recent activity, Neil Magny has been fighting more than Khamzat Chimaev.
Neil Magny last fought 2 months and 3 days ago, while Khamzat Chimaev's last outing was 6 months and 14 days ago.
Magny's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Magny vs Chimaev?
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